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Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Freeport
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Just returned from from five nights at this resort. Had a wonderful time. A friend had a wedding on the beach which was beautiful. Rooms were spacious, clean, and had a Great View of rhe Ocean. The staff were more than willing to help with any need. My only complaints were that they had no shuttle service. $25 to and from the airport, $20 to shopping and Casino. All in All it is a great place to stay.

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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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VivaWyndhamFortuna1, General Manager at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2013

Dear Guest
We would like to say thank you for choosing Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach as your vacation destination.
We are glad to read how you enjoyed your experience here with us and all our staff and were pleased to read how you have enjoyed the food and beverage and our Services in our Promises.
We also are happy about hearing that you enjoyed our rooms as well as what the beach and island offered to you, and of curse not to mention that we are glad that we could cover all the needs necessary for your friends to have the most amazing time on their wedding here with us.
We would love to welcome again with us in our resort. Our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.

Kindest regards,


General Manager
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Ok, the resort isn’t as bad as people say it is, My wife and I have been traveling to resorts over the last 18 years and know how to rate a resort pretty good. Sure there are a few issues but with all the hurricanes what can you expect and they are updating. I found everyone to be friendly especially Charlie when you first arrive. I had no trouble sleeping, the room was clean and everything in the bathroom worked. I didn’t have any trouble finding something to eat, my wife is pickier than I but she was never hungry, I found all the food and bar area’s nice and clean. There is a gift shop and a typical drug store, if you can’t find a t-shirt or something just go to the beach and find the woman selling those types of items, she is nice and will bring back your size or style the next day. The beach is huge, free of straws, cigarette butts and there were ample beach chairs even when the cruise ship people showed up which isn’t as bad as people made it out to be. The beach grill & bar you can help yourself except for booze. Breakfast and buffet dinner was also help yourself including coffee, juice and beverages but the ladies cleared your plates away quickly. For the money you can’t beat the resort and it’s always what you make of the vacation so have a few drinks and relax! This was the first time on this Island and I can tell you these are the friendliest and laid back people you’ll meet in a long time. Careful with the Goombay Smash drinks! I’m going to rate this property a 4 because I went with low expectations and I was happily surprised. Kurt- Travel dates 1/19-22/13.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Beached2131
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VivaWyndhamFortuna1, General Manager at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2013

Dear Guest
We would like to thank you for visiting Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort as your vacation destination.
We are thrilled to read how much fun you had whilst staying here, especially to see that you enjoyed our amenities provided for you, not only your room and the accommodation, the food in all our restaurants, the bar and pool and of course the service provided by all our staff.
Also were glad to see that we have covered and passed your standards and expectations, regarding that each guest is unique and we are grateful that you have trusted and enjoyed our products.
On behalf of the staff and management here, we would like to thank you once again, for not only your generous hospitality, but for your positive review also, for all our upcoming guests to read. It is always appreciated.
We would love to welcome again with us in our resort our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.
Kindest Regards,


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Reviewed January 29, 2013

We just returned from a 3 night stay (January 25-28). It is decent property - not fancy but for the price we paid it was well worth it. The beach is very nice and pretty private. The hotel staff was great - so friendly and happy to provide their service. We ate at the buffet for breakfast and lunch - they have a good selection. The made to omlet station was very good as were the cooked to order cheeseburgers. We had dinner two nights at Viva Cafe (Italian) and it was very good - service in here is exceptional. The alcohol is the bottom of the barrell - hard to get a decent drink although they will make them as strong as you want - just ask. We didn't do the entertainment at night but took a taxi into Port LUcaya - went to the casino each night for a bit and did okay - it was never crowded here. Ate one night in Port Lucaya at Pices Restaurant and the food was good although service was not. It was quiet everywhere we went. The weather was great with daily temperatures in the high seventies - the water was cold but we really just wanted to sit in the sun. $25 cab ride to and from the airport and $15 each way into Port Lucaya. As I said for what we paid it was fine but wouldn't plan to return as there are many places we prefer.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank Lemarier59
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

My boyfriend and i just came back from this extended weekend getaway last night. After booking the trip and reading hotel reviews we were both fairly nervous about what to expect when we arrived. I had read everything that a traveler doesnt want in a hotel- dirty, unfriendly staff, bad food. From the moment we arrived every negative review was put to rest. For a 4 day/3 night stay, we experienced nothing but a genuinely friendly staff looking to make your stay comfortable, nice selections of food from the buffet area, and an overall clean and updated atmosphere. Our room overlooked the beach and our balcony gave us amazing views of the ocean. There are several places to eat thru out the resort and each place was good. The outdoor beach bar serves grill style food which was great when we were on the beach. The buffet had something for everyone. People saying there are flies or birds or food was subpar should get off their high horse. You aren't eating at Wolfgang Puck's 5 star dining. You are at an all inclusive where food is not going to be gourmet filet mignons for lunch with truffles. The pool overlooks the beach and had a nice off set hot tub right behind it. My only negative was wifi was only in the lobby and main lounge areas so you couldnt be on your phones or laptops from the rooms. Overall i thought this was a great place for the money and offers alot for anyone on a budget.

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9  Thank Lola B
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VivaWyndhamFortuna1, General Manager at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2013

Dear Guest
We would like to thank you for choosing Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort for your vacation destination.
First of all we are glad to read how our guests enjoyed their vacation experience with us at our resort and that you like your boyfriend had a great time in our Property.
Also we are thrilled to read about your opinion in our food and beverage variety regarding as well that each guest is unique and there always going to be different standards and expectations and we are glad we have cover them all upon your arrival and through out your stay.
Yet we would like to let you know that we will be working on a new WIFI System where guest can also enjoy from rooms and other areas of the Resort.
Ending on behalf of the staff and management here, we would like to thank you once again, for not only your generous hospitality, but for your positive review also, for all our upcoming guests to read. It is always appreciated.
We would love to welcome you all again with us in our resort. Our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.
Kindest regards


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Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Staff was great , we arrived early for our 20th anniversary, they put our luggage in a locker for safety and started enjoying our vacation from early on.
Food choice is great always something on the grill, Fish, Steak, Chicken..
Liquor isn't top shelf but you can bring your own and they will hold it for you.I never got a hangover on their stuff anyways, the house wine (red is great) didnt try others...In case of hangovers fresh stand of do it yourself bloody mary's...

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VivaWyndhamTangerine, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2013

Dear Guest
We would like to say thank you for choosing Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach as your vacation destination.
We were glad to read how you enjoyed your experience here with us in Grand Bahama Island, and all service provided for you not only enjoyed the food in our restaurants concerning that each guest is unique and have different standards and expectations; also our bar selections and our All inclusive products.
We also are happy about hearing that you enjoyed your Vista room with the most amazing ocean sight and breeze every morning, as well as what the beach and all what the island has offered to you.
We would love to welcome again with us in our resort. Our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.
Kindest regards,


Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

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Reviewed January 27, 2013

I literally just stepped off the airport and just had to shut down all these negative reviews from other travlers! Food was great ( Italian,Oriental) and even the buffet was great. Hot and fresh and nice selection!

They even have a food station on the beach where they will make you hamburgers and hot dogs and nachos.

Drinks are not watered down..
Beach is clean and very beautiful

many different activities can be done

Night time dancing and music in the bar is fun. With a seperate lounge area to sit and talk and drink

Rooms are clean and neat and all new air conditioner units will freeze u.

Cons.... at this point the only thing I can think of is the WiFi is not resort wide but just in the lobby and bar area..

Overall a great time. Go!

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9  Thank xxkhbxx
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VivaWyndhamTangerine, Guest Relations Manager at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2013

Dear Guest
We would like to say thank you for choosing Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach as your vacation destination.
We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your vacation experience here with us in our Property, and pleased to read how you have found a great quality in the food not only in our restaurant, also our both a La Cart Viva Cafe and Bamboo; regarding as well that each guest is unique and that you all find the best of our products, as well as the activities managed by our entertainment team, from the nightly shows to the after party themes.
We also are happy about hearing that you enjoyed our rooms as well as the great extension of the beach and all what the island has offered to you; yet we would like to let you know that we will be working on a better WIFI service to be reachable to our main areas and rooms.
As per ending we would love to welcome again with us in our resort. Our returning guests are the most valuable to us therefore it would really be a pleasure to see you again.
Kindest regards,

General Manager
Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We didn't have the opportunity to have a room at this resort as we went there as part of an all day shore excursion. Grounds were kept very clean, staff very friendly. Beach was great, even for a cloudy day. Great variety of sports available, including soccer, trapeze (YES...trapeze), volleyball, kayaking, snorkeling. Very clean pool area, but who wants to be in a pool when you have a beautiful beach within steps..... Bar staff was great, drinks were made well and enjoyed it immensely. Food wasn't great....just ok...

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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3  Thank Anthony M
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Address: Churchill Dr and Doubloon Road, Freeport 42398, Grand Bahama Island
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Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Freeport
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Freeport
Price Range: $174 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 276
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